Hong Kong’s public health care system has long been plagued by manpower shortages, particularly during the flu season peaks, when thousands cram into accident and emergency departments. Photo: Sam Tsang

Allow specialist doctors trained overseas to practise in Hong Kong to ease staffing crisis, former Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu says

  • Wu says doctors trained at world’s top 50 or 100 medical schools should be allowed to practise in city without taking another exam
  • Full registration in Hong Kong currently requires foreign-trained doctors to do extra licensing exam and internship of more than one year
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Hong Kong’s public health care system has long been plagued by manpower shortages, particularly during the flu season peaks, when thousands cram into accident and emergency departments. Photo: Sam Tsang
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